Google Clock app updated with musical alarms via Spotify

Google Clock app updated with musical alarms via Spotify
Google's Clock app for Android devices has just received a feature that's been long overdue, the possibility to add musical alarms. The latest version of the app allows users to replace the classic alarm sounds with their favorite songs.

In order to take advantage of the new feature, you'll have to use Spotify, but the good news is musical alarms work on both Free and Premium versions of the streaming service. So, make sure that Spotify and Clock apps on your smartphone are updated to the latest version, then you'll be able to choose the music you want to wake you up.

The app allows you to browse recently played music and choose from Spotify's curated morning playlists, or search for a specific soundtrack. But there's more, as the new Clock app allows you to continue to listen to Spotify even after switching off the alarm.

According to Google, the new feature will be rolled out globally this week on the Play Store and will be available on all devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop and above.

source: Google



1. niteiknight

Posts: 77; Member since: Aug 02, 2012

Neat that they did this with Spotify, weird that they didn't include Google Play Music or YT Music.

2. bambamboogy02

Posts: 840; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

What about the Play Music App? Why allow a 3rd pary app to do this first.

5. phonedroid

Posts: 32; Member since: Dec 15, 2017

Exactly, every time I think google has it together, they either kill a service or app I use or make a wonky decision like this. They could of used play music or even youtube. To bad they don't use apple for their movie service as the 4k movies are the cost of normal hd.

4. libra89

Posts: 2310; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

About time!

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